Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies (Wassenaar Arrangement)

Arrangement de Wassenaar sur le contrôle des exportations d’armes conventionnelles et de biens et technologies à double usage
Wassenaar Arrangement Zu Exportkontrollen für konventionelle Rüstungsgüter und Dual-Use-Güter
Arreglo de Wassenaar Sobre Control de Exportaciones de Armas Convencionales y Productos y Tecnología de Doble Uso

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1996-07 Vienna Austria


Established following agreement, Dec 1995, Wassenaar (Netherlands), by former members of U-XF4582 - Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Strategic Export Controls (CoCom), the former COCOM cooperating countries and a number of other countries including Russia and several East and Central European countries. Negotiation process which preceded the establishment of the Wassenaar Arrangement referred to as New Forum.


Contribute to regional and international security and stability by promoting transparency and greater responsibility in transfers of conventional arms and dual-use goods and technologies, thus preventing destabilizing accumulations, as well as acquisition of these items by terrorists.


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